ESA trains tomorrow’s Earth observation scientists17 September 2014
ESA trains tomorrow’s Earth observation scientists17 September 2014 World-renowned remote sensing experts gathered in Valencia, Spain, last week to train the next generation of Earth observation scientists in the exploitation of satellite data for land applications.
Paving the way for carbon mission15 September 2014
Paving the way for carbon mission15 September 2014 Scientists met in California this summer to test new methods for measuring greenhouse gases. This joint effort helps to show how ESA’s CarbonSat candidate satellite mission could identify sources of carbon dioxide and methane and how they disperse in...
Bringing Earth observation to the everyday user15 September 2014
Bringing Earth observation to the everyday user15 September 2014 Using satellites for improving the exploitation of water resources is just one of the innovative ideas developed over the week-long 'camp' dedicated to creating mobile apps drawing on Earth observation data.
Bardarbunga belches05 September 2014
Bardarbunga belches05 September 2014 Satellites are showing clouds of sulphur dioxide from Iceland’s restive Bardarbunga volcano.
Radar vision maps Napa Valley earthquake02 September 2014
Radar vision maps Napa Valley earthquake02 September 2014 Sentinel-1A has added yet another string to its bow. Radar images from this fledgling satellite have been used to map the rupture caused by the biggest earthquake that has shaken northern California in 25 years.
A wing for Sentinel-2A 01 September 2014
A wing for Sentinel-2A 01 September 2014 Imaging Earth’s land with unprecedented speed and resolution has come another step closer as the next Sentinel satellite has been given its solar wing and started a strenuous six-month test campaign to make sure that it is fit for launch next April.